[PATCH 3.12 167/235] x86/cpu: Fix bootup crashes by sanitizing the argument of the 'clearcpuid=' command-line option

From: Jiri Slaby
Date: Fri Jan 27 2017 - 06:39:31 EST

From: Lukasz Odzioba <lukasz.odzioba@xxxxxxxxx>

3.12-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.


commit dd853fd216d1485ed3045ff772079cc8689a9a4a upstream.

A negative number can be specified in the cmdline which will be used as
setup_clear_cpu_cap() argument. With that we can clear/set some bit in
memory predceeding boot_cpu_data/cpu_caps_cleared which may cause kernel
to misbehave. This patch adds lower bound check to setup_disablecpuid().

Boris Petkov reproduced a crash:

[ 1.234575] BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at ffffffff858bd540
[ 1.236535] IP: memcpy_erms+0x6/0x10

Signed-off-by: Lukasz Odzioba <lukasz.odzioba@xxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: andi.kleen@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: bp@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: dave.hansen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: luto@xxxxxxxxxx
Cc: slaoub@xxxxxxxxx
Fixes: ac72e7888a61 ("x86: add generic clearcpuid=... option")
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1482933340-11857-1-git-send-email-lukasz.odzioba@xxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@xxxxxxx>
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
index 9364936b47c2..f415fd820c86 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/common.c
@@ -1067,7 +1067,7 @@ static __init int setup_disablecpuid(char *arg)
int bit;

- if (get_option(&arg, &bit) && bit < NCAPINTS*32)
+ if (get_option(&arg, &bit) && bit >= 0 && bit < NCAPINTS * 32)
return 0;